It’s official: Caylin Moore is a Rhodes Scholar

first_imgTCU places second in the National Student Advertising Competition, the highest in school history Kristen Weaver World Oceans Day shines spotlight on marine plastic pollution TCU safety Caylin Moore is a a Rhodes Scholar. (Brandon Kitchin / TCU 360) Kristen Weaver Alum appearing on survival-style reality show ‘Stranded With a Million Dollars’ Previous articleBallet Frontier of Texas wows in Nutcracker performanceNext articleOPINION: Brite Divinity students’ response to Ben Shapiro event Kristen Weaver RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR Kristen Weaver is a junior journalism and Spanish major from Plano, Texas, and a managing editor for the109. She is addicted to taking pictures of her food and petting any and every cat she can find. ReddIt Starting the conversation about eating disorders on campus Looking for a place to vote on Election Day? Linkedin Facebook printHe’s no longer one of the near-200 finalists.For TCU student Caylin Moore, it’s official: he’ll be joining 32 men and women across the United States to study abroad as a Rhodes Scholar, an extremely prestigious honor.Moore will be leaving Fort Worth and jetting off to England to study public policy and business administration at Oxford University next fall, according to Chancellor Victor Boschini.The Rhodes Scholarship is an extremely rare and prestigious award given to only 32 students across the U.S. who “exemplify similar intellect, character, leadership and commitment to service,” Boschini said.Moore is a senior economics major at and juggles maintaining a 3.934 GPA with being an athlete on the football field.His story has the ability to inspire anyone to overcome odds. Once homeless living with his family in Carson, California (better known as Compton), Moore took a job as a janitor to work his way to TCU after going to multiple universities.Caylin Moore during the Dear World campaign. He writes about his past experiences on his skin.Moore founded a non-profit called S.P.A.R.K. at TCU to help educate children about the importance of working hard.His perseverance has finally paid off.Along with being offered the Rhodes Scholarship, Moore was also awarded the Charles B. Rangel Internation Affairs Graduate Fellowship, Boschini confirmed.“We could not be more proud to call you a Horned Frog,” Boschini said about Moore. “We look forward to witnessing the significant and positive contributions you will make.” Update: Suspect arrested in connection with death of TCC student Facebook Kristen Weaver Twitter + posts Kristen Weaver Kristen Weaver ReddIt Twitter Linkedin The College of Science and Engineering Dean, Phil Hartman, retires after 40 consecutive yearslast_img read more

Pasadena Unified Names New Principal at Don Benito Fundamental School

first_img First Heatwave Expected Next Week Education Pasadena Unified Names New Principal at Don Benito Fundamental School From STAFF REPORTS Published on Tuesday, September 9, 2014 | 3:20 pm Business News Get our daily Pasadena newspaper in your email box. Free.Get all the latest Pasadena news, more than 10 fresh stories daily, 7 days a week at 7 a.m. Subscribe Make a comment faithfernandez More » ShareTweetShare on Google+Pin on PinterestSend with WhatsApp,PCC – EducationVirtual Schools PasadenaDarrell Done EducationHomes Solve Community/Gov/Pub SafetyPASADENA EVENTS & ACTIVITIES CALENDARClick here for Movie Showtimes Pasadena’s ‘626 Day’ Aims to Celebrate City, Boost Local Economy More Cool Stuff Community News Top of the News center_img Name (required)  Mail (required) (not be published)  Website  Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked * Pasadena Unified School District (PUSD) Interim Superintendent Dr. Brian McDonald announced Monday the appointment of Linda Chang, Ed.D. as principal of Don Benito Fundamental School, pending board approval. Located in Pasadena’s Upper Hastings Ranch neighborhood, Don Benito is one of PUSD’s choice schools drawing over 600 students grades K-5 from across the district.“I am thrilled to continue the tradition of academic excellence at Don Benito,” said Chang. “I also embrace the challenge of guiding the school through the transition to Common Core State Standards.”Dr. Chang has been employed by PUSD for ten years. Her most recent position was as curriculum resource teacher at Willard Elementary School where she was at the forefront of an effort to deliver professional development to the staff at Willard as well as provide interventions and enrichment that can appropriately challenge all students. Previously she served as a classroom teacher at McKinley School and Burbank Elementary School. Dr. Chang was also the GATE site coordinator at Burbank and Willard and conducted data analysis at Willard to determine how to best serve students and meet their needs. Dr. Chang was a finalist for the Rotary Teacher of Excellence award in 2013 and was awarded the Phi Delta Kappa Outstanding Educator Award in 2009.“Dr. Chang is a PUSD home grown talent who has risen through the ranks to become a principal,” said Interim Superintendent McDonald. “I know Don Benito will continue to thrive under Linda Chang with the knowledge, experience and enthusiasm she brings to the table.”Julianne Reynoso stepped down as Don Benito principal earlier this summer to become the district’s Executive Director of Elementary Education. “Replacing a legend like former Don Benito principal Julie Reynoso is never easy, but I look forward to her mentorship to take Don Benito and PUSD from good to great,” said Chang.Retired PUSD Principal Jill Girod has served as interim principal for the start of the school year. Dr. Chang will begin at Don Benito on September 15.Don Benito Fundamental School, 3700 Denair Street, Pasadena, (626) 396-5870 or visit more information about PUSD, visit HerbeautyWant To Seriously Cut On Sugar? You Need To Know A Few TricksHerbeautyHerbeautyHerbeauty5 Things To Avoid If You Want To Have Whiter TeethHerbeautyHerbeautyHerbeautyInstall These Measures To Keep Your Household Safe From Covid19HerbeautyHerbeautyHerbeautyThese Are 15 Great Style Tips From Asian WomenHerbeautyHerbeautyHerbeautyCreative Ways To Burn Calories That Require Little EffortHerbeautyHerbeautyHerbeautyEase Up! Snake Massages Are Real And Do Wonders!HerbeautyHerbeauty Community News 7 recommended0 commentsShareShareTweetSharePin it Pasadena Will Allow Vaccinated People to Go Without Masks in Most Settings Starting on Tuesday EVENTS & ENTERTAINMENT | FOOD & DRINK | THE ARTS | REAL ESTATE | HOME & GARDEN | WELLNESS | SOCIAL SCENE | GETAWAYS | PARENTS & KIDS Home of the Week: Unique Pasadena Home Located on Madeline Drive, Pasadenalast_img read more